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My sensitive and engaging, direct and practical, style is reported by my clients as one of their attractions to working with me. I work with Children, Adolescents and Adults, addressing ADHD, depression and anxiety, divorce, loss and medical trauma. . I would be honored with your trust in me.
Professional counselor since 1993. I worked as a public mental health clinician 1994-2000. Although grounded in counselling & psychotherapy methods (cognitive/behavioral, psychodynamic, family & brief therapy models), I specialize in cutting edge mind/body/energy/spirit modalities.
I provide professional, results-oriented counseling with a focus on Cognitive Behavioral Therapy (CBT), a method that more quickly and effectively brings about positive changes. As a Marriage and Family Therapist, I also work extensively with couples and family members on relationship issues.
"Everyday is about becoming" I believe that going through a process of self-reflection and change is powerful and brave. It helps us identify how we are getting in our own way in having a better quality of life. In responsibility their is power. Everyone wants to feel content and satisfied with themselves and the world they build around them but we struggle to achieve this goal because we have been hurt, disappointed, betrayed, or doubt ourselves. Find your personal power and change your world. I am with you.
Therapy is an investment in yourself. The best therapeutic relationship is a partnership with common goals. With over 25 years experience in both inpatient and outpatient settings, Ms. Ryan has worked with diverse client populations and diagnoses. Please call for a confidential phone consultation.
Personal set-backs and conflictual relationships are common problems that we all can face at some point in our lives. My approach is respectful and compassionate. I have doctoral level clinical training, research experience, several publications, and am adjunct faculty at Virginia Tech.
As a licensed clinical psychologist for 20+ years, I understand that the relationship and "fit" between client and therapist is paramount. I work hard to establish and maintain a relationship based on mutual trust and honesty. We can work together to help you feel less stuck, and more in control.
I am a Licensed Professional Counselor, a Certified Traumatologist and a Nationally Certified Counselor who specializes in mood and anxiety disorders, post-traumatic stress disorder, multicultural counseling, relationship issues and problems associated with emotional and physical abuse.
Ashburn Psychological Services was founded in 2005 by Dr. Michael Oberschneider. The practice has been well received by area professionals and families and has grown to be the home of some of the area's leading psychiatrists and psychologists. We are here to address your needs.
I am a Christian Counselor that believes in a holistic approach to mental well-being and physical wellness. I am proficient with Cognitive Behavioral Therapy, Narrative Therapy, SFBT (Solution Focused Based Therapy, Motivational Interviewing, Reality and Person-Centered Therapy to help the client "move through" and process through the areas they are stuck. I believe that everyone benefits from the skills learned in therapy.
I am a psychologist & lawyer practicing at the intersection of Psychology, Law, & Families providing counseling, coaching, mediation, and parenting services to persons experiencing relationship or parenting difficulties, considering or involved in divorce or a break-up, have co-parenting concerns.
I am a mature aged male psychologist, with a combination of tertiary training and life experience working in both Blue and White collar settings (before my Psychology training) as well as having worked in settings like co-facilitating Domestic Violence Groups and an Alcohol and Other Drug (AOD) in a prison farm setting. I also offer services after hours (Tuesday & Thursday evenings and Saturday mornings) for those in the workforce. This is in addition to offering Medicare Telehealth consultations for those in applicable areas, e.g. those in the country, or FIFO workers while on-site. I also offer the Prepare-Enrich relationship enhancement program (more info on my website.) In terms of presenting issues these include: Depression; Anxiety; Stress; Workplace difficulties; Couple counselling; Anger related concerns; Dealing with grief, loss and other changes; Gay and Lesbian issues and; Addictions - to name a few. For those wanting more "technical" information, broadly speaking I use a Humanistic orientation to my work, using techniques and insights from a combination of; A Rogerian perspective; Positive Psychology techniques; Transactional Analysis; Mindfulness; Systems Psychology; Acceptance and Commitment therapy(ACT); Cognitive Behavioural Therapy (CBT); and other techniques acquired via my continuing professional development. The choices as to what is used depend on the individual clients circumstances and the presenting issue or issues. Clients report that they like that I have a combination of life experience, am a "few steps removed" from their lives and that I often supply handouts, or make suggestions of books to read or movies to watch to assist them with what they have come to see me about.
If you want to exit harmful relationships in any form and break the cycle of toxic connections our work has started. You determine your relationship destination. The necessary steps involved requires a unique and individualized plan. Together we can map out your journey in a way that meets your needs and suits your style. While healing relationship pain we become fiercely connected to our own internal wisdom, which teaches us we can truly listen and trust our own navigation system as an expert guide. It is time to tune into your truth and live it. If you are ready to exit the hurt, reduce your tolerance levels for toxic behaviour, and kick up your bar of expectations, let’s get started!
Whether your present life feels unmanageable, or past hurtful experiences are still causing you pain, there is hope. Reaching out for help is the first step to making positive changes in your life. As a therapist, my goal is to provide you with a safe, supportive, non-judgmental space in which you can share, explore, and achieve greater self-awareness. Together, we will build on the strengths you already possess to help you grow and find balance. My style of therapy is a conversational, collaborative approach aimed at helping people understand themselves better. I am experienced in helping people work through a variety of life challenges, including: mood related disorders such as anxiety and depression, trauma and abuse, domestic violence, stress, problematic substance use, self-esteem issues, life transitions, relationships, grief, marriage and family and addiction. My foundation as a therapist is based on hope and grace. "What's broken can be mended. What hurts can be healed. And no matter how dark it gets, the sun will rise again." - Unknown. I feel it's a privilege to be able to join in your journey.
Life is really hard. If you are a teen (11-17) or young adult (18-29), life can be even harder. From school to finances, to friends to family… the pressure just keeps growing. And these pressures? Well, they can make you feel worried, anxious, or even alone. But you don’t have to feel this way.
Addressing difficulties related to trauma, grief, relationships, LGBQQIA personhhod, Transgender personhood, sexual orientation, relationship orientation, addiction, compulsive or impulsive behaviors and phobias, including sleep disturbance. Ask about specific headache-relief modalities.
Let's keep it real about what is happening in YOUR life. Make self-care, healing, and growth a priority. What is it like to be you? I want to understand your experience; pleasures, fears, daily struggles, life-long patterns and everything in between. Let's do this. It's your time.
Helping you tap into your own strength to face the difficulties in your life is my highest priority when working with a client. We'll create an honest, open, and collaborative relationship that's focused on your goals using evidence-based treatment tailored to your needs.